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No exchange option in gmail "add account" drop down

Gmail 5.0 added support for Exchange accounts, but it requires an additional APK (Exchange Services) which you can't get from the Play store unless you already have it. As one of the other answers ...
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How do I avoid the server-specified security policies for my work e-mail?

I highly recommend MailWise. It has an Exchange override that allows you to turn off the server's influence over your device. Use it at your own risk (your employer may get whiny about it) but I can ...
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How do I avoid the server-specified security policies for my work e-mail?

I know of three alternative mail/calendar/contacts apps that can get you around the Exchange security policies assuming that you cannot have the policies turned off and you do not have IMAP/SMTP ...
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Can I use a separate profile for corporate security requirements on KitKat?

No. You can only do what you describe on Samsung devices with their "KNOX" feature. This uses special security hardware to provide separate, isolated environments on your phone, so there's no way that ...
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Lollipop: override security policies (specifically lock screen/Exchange/Office 365)

Try the Mail Wise app. It bypasses Exchange security, but you won't be able to use the Gmail app. For details, read this Mail Wise FAQ.
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Unable to add corporate account with same email address as google account on Lollipop

I was able to get around this by putting in an invalid email address on the first step (e.g. myname@mydomain.com.exchange) then clicking the button to set up the account manually. I wanted to set up ...
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Disable permanently or uninstall the exchange services

First try clearing the app data of the stock email app in settings->apps, if that doesn't work: If you go to settings->apps again and click on the stock email app (not gmail) then click disable, that ...
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Remove contacts from synced Exchange account, without removing them from the server

With Android 6, this is still an issue. You can remove the contacts by clearing the data from your "Contacts Storage" system app, but this will unfortunately also remove any locally stored contacts. ...
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How to stop receiving text messages in Outlook

On the new Samsung Galaxy S7 - You must delete the account receiving the text messages and then reinstall it. During new account set up is the only time you will see the option of whether to sync SMS. ...
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Remove contacts from synced Exchange account, without removing them from the server

Step 1- Be sure sync is on for your other contacts (Google, for example) and that it has been synced so you don't delete contacts you've added to your phone as well! Step 2- De-active contact sync ...
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Can Microsoft Exchange Activesync in Knox container still wipe my device

The Knox container will be wiped. Knox is a sandboxed instance of Android with its own separate security policy. Exchange's device administrator has no access to the contents of your phone outside of ...
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Disable permanently or uninstall the exchange services

You need to root your phone to permanently uninstall it. After you have rooted your device, you can use a application "Titanium Backup" to uninstall those useless application that come along with the ...
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Android mail client using Exchange Web Services?

Here's what I've found: AquaMail "Support for standard Internet email protocols: IMAP, POP3, SMTP; Exchange: EWS" (reference) Blue Mail "Support for … Exchange (ActiveSync, EWS, 365)" cloud-...
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How to stop receiving text messages in Outlook

To stop this from happening you simply need to disable the Sync SMS feature on your Android phone which is enabled by default. To disable the Sync SMS feature: Open the Email Account Options ...
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Add work email address to Gmail on an Android device

The Exchange option is only available for users with the Exchange Services package installed. Unfortunately, this package doesn't come installed on all Android phones (as far as I know, only the ...
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How can I reclaim space used by the defaul email client

I ended up deleting the account and re-adding it. Space used by Email went from 2.7Gb to 16Mb. On my Moto X, running Android 4.4.4, Delete the account from System settings (i.e., not in the Email ...
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Bypassing Microsoft Intune Company Portal to access Exchange email and contacts?

You can try these other two Xposed modules: Security Bypass for Company Portal This module can bypass the Intune Company Portal. Exchange Bypass For Lollipop This app can bypass the official Gmail ...
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Exchange Email on Android 5.1

A fellow Nexus 5 owner in my office who had not yet upgraded his to 5.1 showed me his settings. The security type on his was SSL/TLS, while mine was set to SSL/TLS (Accept all certificates). I ...
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Is it possible to sync your Exchange/Outlook calendar with an Android application?

I just managed to get this to work on an Acer Z200: Click the Settings wheel Under ACCOUNTS, select Corporate Add your Exchange account there and set its sync options I now see my Exchange email and ...
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Fast way to update custom ROM on encrypted phone?

It depends a bit on the recovery you use. But if your device has enough RAM, you could try to install the update via adb sideload. If you encrypt "your phone", actually only the data partition gets ...
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Unable to add exchange email account on LG G3 with Android 4.4.2

Login to your email on the Web. Check Settings > Options . There might be an option such as "Connect Devices & Apps with POP". Ensure that this is set to Enable. I had the same issue when ...
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How to forward emails in MailWise

Open the email you would like to forward. Click on the "more" 3 dots. it is there under Reply all.
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How do I avoid the server-specified security policies for my work e-mail?

Although this question was asked 8 years ago, the problem still exists, and none of the answers given above still work properly (at least for me they didn't). I've been using TouchDown and MailWise ...
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How do I avoid the server-specified security policies for my work e-mail?

Another option is to use the Exchained app. This allows you to keep using Android native mail clients, including gmail, bypassing exchange policies and working from Android 4 to Android 7.1
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Exchange ActiveSync device agent strings for Android OS version

According to the version numbers you've posted, they are the Android version numbers with zero padding. Therefore these can be directly mapped to "friendly" names, which can be found for example on ...
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Can Microsoft Exchange Activesync in Knox container still wipe my device

I would say that you don't have My Knox because if you look at My Knox videos you will see the icon says My Knox. However, the version you are talking about just says Knox. I can not find the ...
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Can Microsoft Exchange Activesync in Knox container still wipe my device

You didn't mention what version of KNOX you have or what MDM your company is using. With My KNOX, a personal version, you can wipe the entire device: https://www.samsungknox.com/en/products/my-knox ...
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Samsung Galaxy S5 Mail download size problem

We had the same issue, and also tried setting it to "unlimited" without that solving the issue. We think the S5 is reading in bytes and S4 in KB. Finally, entering the limit in bytes solved it for us. ...
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stock email: activesync/exchange: selecting which folders to sync

solved while investigating to write a better question. Apparently when the company migrated from some exchange version to another, something was set on the folders attributes that made android email ...
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How to access and/or delete an invisible Exchange account?

I had this problem on a Xiaomi Poco X3 just now. I had removed the 365 exchange email account from gmail client to enable 2 factor authentication then when I added the account back in gmail said it ...
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